[IAEP] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 10:31:18 EDT 2009

With the luck of St. Patty, we will be much better indexed by Google
tomorrow and thus able to go back to a single window ;-)


On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
> Sean DALY wrote:
>> I agree the integration between the static intro, the wiki, and a.sl.o
>> is clunky. We will be standardizing the navbar at the top of all three
>> sections when we can, as well as editing redundant content in the
>> wiki.
>> Today, we will be welcoming a large number of first-time visitors and
>> they will very surely be disoriented if they start their visit by
>> clicking around on the wiki, which is a possible scenario since Google
>> indexes the wiki before the static intro (a flipflop from the behavior
>> over the past two weeks, but it turns out that Google was fooled when
>> showing www.sugarlabs.org in #1 position; they meant to show
>> wiki.sugarlabs.org). This is why it is absolutely vital that the front
>> door of the site be very easy to find. We are communicating with the
>> media on "www.sugarlabs.org" and hopefully today there will be lots of
>> external links to that address which will mitigate the importance of
>> supplying navigation to the homepage.
>> It's true that graf in the wiki homepage needs to be fixed, it should
>> better say:
>> <snip>
>> If you ever get lost, just click on "wiki" at the top of the screen.
>> To visit the main homepage of www.sugarlabs.org, click the logo in the
>> upper left corner.
>> </snip>
>> I agree the separate browser window is clunky too, but since for
>> first-time visitors the wiki and a.sl.o are easy to get to but hard to
>> get out of, it's much better the main homepage and introduction stay
>> available in another window.
> Ironically this is extremely bad for our one-window Sugar Browser. I would
> also vote to open it in the same window - not just for that reason (does not
> mean we have to change that today :).
> Regards,
>   Simon

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